National Affairs: Plans of Ten Million

The Governors of seven Mid-Western states used these words in calling a National Wheat Conference at Chicago: "More than ten million men, women and children of the United States are directly interested in the production of wheat." The announcement was probably true, but the Governors might have added 'several thousand politicians who are very much concerned with the wheat problem.

The conference, held in Chicago, was attended by some 800 delegates and heard speeches from a number of prominent men—Samuel Gompers, Senator Capper of Kansas, Senator Copeland of New York, Governor Preus of Minnesota,...

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